Tutoring and Centers

Need a tutor in language and culture, chemistry, math or physics? Or would you like to help others and earn school credit by becoming a tutor? Here are a few opportunities to explore.

Courses Tutored: Biology 240/240L, 242/242L, 300, and 305.
Hours: Monday - Wednesday, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Location: Shiley Science & Technology, Room 225.
Fall 2018 Tutors: Monday: Laurel Spaccarelli, Tuesday: Camille Morales, Wednesday: Daniel Rebagliati

Private tutoring is also available. If interested, please contact Lizeth Juvera, Biology Executive Assistant, at (619) 260-4729, SCST 372, or ljuvera@sandiego.edu

Bio Club at Alcala Bazaar

Tutoring for students enrolled in chemistry courses is available each semester. Tutors and schedules may change from semester to semester.

Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Shiley Center for Science and Technology, 4th Floor
Contact: chemistry@sandiego.edu

The Writing Center tutoring services are free and by appointment, with drop-ins accommodated if appointment slots are open. Tutoring sessions usually last 45 minutes to one hour. At this time we are unable to provide tutoring to online students. Note: The Writing Center is not open during finals, Intersession or Summer Session.

Location: Founders Hall, Room 190B
Hours: Mon-Wed: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Thu: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Fri: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Contact: Schedule an appointment online. You can also call our direct line at (619) 260-4581, or stop by to speak to a staff member in person.

The Logic Center is an informal, drop-in center for students who need extra help in completing their assignments or preparing for their exams. Please bring your book with you.

Courses Tutored: Chapters 1-7 of the Hurley Book (A Concise Introduction to Logic)
Location: Founders Hall, Room 164
Contact: Leeanna Cummings or call 619-260-4705

Tutoring is available each semester to USD students enrolled in lower-division language classes as well as upper-division conversation or composition courses.

Courses Tutored: Languages 101, 102 and 201. (Tutoring may be available for 202 and upper-division writing and conversation courses.)
Location: Rigsby Language and Culture Commons, Founders 123
Contact: languages@sandiego.edu

The Mathematics Learning Center (MLC) is open and free to USD students on a walk-in basis. The goal of the MLC is to provide peer tutoring that short-term assistance to encourage students to become independent learners. Tutoring focuses on lower division classes, but tutoring for advanced classes may be available.

The MLC opens on September 17, 2018

Tutoring Hours: Please refer to the calendar below.

Location: Serra Hall, Room 310

MLC Interim Director: Barbara Gatti - bgatti@sandiego.edu

MLC Interim Director Hours in the MLC (except on holidays):
      Monday      : 12:00pm - 1:30pm
      Tuesday     :   4:00pm - 5:30pm
      Wednesday : 12:00pm - 1:30pm
      Friday        10:30am - 12:00pm

Tutoring for students enrolled physics courses is available each semester. Tutors and schedules may change from semester to semester.

Tutoring Hours - Fall '18
Tuesday Thursday
5:30 - 7:30 5:30 - 7:30

Location: Shiley Science & Technology, Room 129

Contact: physics@sandiego.edu